The Des Moines Historical Society has had the Des Moines News for entire year of 1972 (50 years ago!) digitized and placed onlne. All issues of the Des Moines News for that year may be browsed or searched. Try it out at Small Town Papers.
Help the Des Moines Historical Society
Interested in local history? Join members of the Des Moines Historical Society to learn more about the Society, its Museum, and its Mission. Have a passion for local history? Learn how you can help preserve it by joining our board of directors or volunteering as a docent.